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Modifiers are, quite simply, any word or group of words that modifies (describes or elaborates upon) another element in a sentence. Modifiers can either be adjectives, which modify nouns (or sometimes pronouns), or adverbs, which modify pretty much everything else (usually verbs, adjectives, and other adverbs). Whether a modifier is an adjective or adverb depends on what it modifies and how it functions in a sentence.
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modifier

[′mäd·ə‚fī·ər]
(computer science)
A quantity used to alter the address of an operand in a computer, such as the cycle index. Also known as index word.
(materials)
In flotation, any of the chemicals which increase the specific attraction between collector agents and particle surfaces or which increase the wettability of those surfaces.

Modifier

A method to influence color, transparency, surface normals, or light emission, depending on the type of modifier and the type of material. Modifiers can be combined, so that each modifier in the chain influences a specific property of the material.

modifier

(programming)
An operation that alters the state of an object. Modifiers often have names that begin with "set" and corresponding selector functions whose names begin with "get".
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BRM were close behind the on the session's time sheet, registering just 0.
If an unvouchered BRM is not botanically identifiable from the characteristics present in the material itself, it is not fit for the purpose of supporting botanical identity.
The BRM festival in collaboration with Department of Culture, Government of Uttar Pradesh, started four years ago by taking a part of the festival repertoire to a second city.
Abbas Kiani, CEO of United Holdings, said, "Our investment in BRM comes as part of our aggressive investment strategy, which focuses on high returns and sound strategic decisions.
If the behavior is at the hostility/ safety risk level, the BRM protocol is activated and the employee is sent home from work and required to undergo an EAP assessment, as follows:
It thus appears that BRM is giving instruction in, and imbuing those Community House residents in attendance at the chapel service with, the tenets of Christianity," the 9th Circuit wrote.
Taking the helm of BRM in 1952, Owen became a pioneer of racing team owners, often unorthodox but usually successful.
A New York City-based conduit lender provided the funding on behalf of BRM Parkway Center.
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Witnesses said he was overtaking a slower backmarker when they collided and the BRM careered off the track and overturned.
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